Qwizzeria Daily #354

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ANSWERS

1. What British novelist was born in Cardiff in 1916 to Norwegian parents and was named after a Norwegian polar explorer? Roald Dahl after Roald Amundsen

2. In 1935, a movie production house was formed through a merger of two American movie studios. It ceased to exist from 20 March 2019 as it was sold to a prominent business house. What American studio? 20th Century Fox

3. Pope Francis announced in March 2019 that sealed archives from the pontificate of Pope Pius XII would be opened next year. The release was prompted by historians’ long-time efforts to examine the Roman Catholic Church’s response to which 20th-century event? World War II and Holocaust

4. Red Rising is a 2014 science fiction novel by Pierce Brown and the first book and eponym of a series. The novel follows the lowborn miner Darrow as he infiltrates the ranks of elite Golds. In what place of our solar system is the novel set? Mars

5. Before releasing the 2011 movie Thor, Marvel celebrated by releasing a ‘Thor Goes to Hollywood’ variant line, with parody works depicting Thor in homage to earlier hit films. What movie is the inspiration behind this artwork? Saturday Night Fever (PIC)

UPCOMING QUIZ EVENTS

11 May 2021 @ 20.30 (CET) – The Qwizz Hour #57 – Six rounds, six connections – it’s free, and it’s online. More details here – Online Link to play the quiz

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